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13155 Gulf Blvd. (131st St.) Send to Phone

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Kingfish Restaurant Review

: Welcome back. This restaurant, originally founded in 1945 by Charlie and Agnes Rice, operated on nearby Johns Pass but closed nearly a decade ago. Now, the family has relocated. But fans will recognize many of the same interior décor items like the King Neptune underwater scene and the pair of shrimp boat paintings. More importantly, many of the same seafood touches are present once again: the ever-popular we-peel-'em steamed shrimp (most other restaurants make you do the peeling), plus mussels, oysters and stir-fry appetizers and dinners. There are also sandwiches available earlier in the day---2 to 4 p.m.---at the outdoor Tiki Bar. Inside, the emphasis is on filet mignon, porterhouse steak, pork chops, beef tips and veal Parmesan, plus veal Oscar. Three chicken entrées and a half-dozen pasta items round out the non-seafood choices. Fish-wise, though, Kingfish excels. There are several grouper dinners plus popular seafood platters. Try the medium rare tuna platter. And for dessert, check out the 1001 Chocolate Chip Cake.


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